Chatham-Kent ranks Seventh in Business Friendliness among micro-cities in annual American Cities of the Future report

April 26, 2017News

Chatham-Kent is getting attention for being open to business in the American Cities of the Future report that looked at cities across North, Central and South America. The municipality ranked seventh in the business friendliness in the micro-city category of the annual report done by FDi, a division of Financial Times Limited. Chatham-Kent ranked ahead … Read More

Government of Canada enhances trade relations with U.S. Great Lakes States

April 26, 2017News

Minister Bains meets with officials from Great Lakes and St. Lawrence region during two-day trip to Michigan April 26, 2017 – Detroit, Michigan – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada The economies of Canada and the United States are tightly intertwined. By continuing to work together, both countries will be better positioned to compete globally. … Read More

St. Clair College exceeds provincial average fourth consecutive year

April 26, 2017News

For the fourth year in a row, St. Clair College has exceeded the provincial average and topped the provincial colleges in southern Ontario for student satisfaction. St. Clair College scored 80.2 per cent in student satisfaction which exceeds the provincial average of 76.5 per cent and that of the nine southern Ontario colleges. St. Clair … Read More

Getting More People Started in Trades

April 20, 2017News

Ontario Supporting 67 Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs Across the Province Ontario is supporting more than 1,200 pre-apprentices in 67 training programs this year, to help them gain job skills and experience, and prepare them for successful careers in the skilled trades. Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, was joined by Daiene Vernile, MPP … Read More

MONEY FOR ENTREPRENEURS IN CHATHAM-KENT

April 20, 2017News

According to Canada Business patterns data release (Dec 2016) there are 10,198 businesses registered in Chatham Kent; 7158 of those businesses report “0 employees”.  Self-employment is growing at twice the rate of paid employment in Canada right now, and this micro funding program will help entrepreneurs bring their businesses to Chatham Kent!  In 2014, the … Read More